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Downtown Tuesday

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
If it’s Tuesday, it must be DOWNTOWN! Downtown Tuesdays feature specials all day throughout Downtown – come relax and meet your friends in your Downtown. Click HERE for specials and special events throughout the Downtown. Make sure to wear your I <3 Downtown Button on Tuesdays for a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars

Board Game Night

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every Tuesday at 6:00pm
Every Tuesday is Board Game Night at Mythic Games. Located at Mythic Games 149 South River Street in the Galleria. Call 831-600-7451 for details

Pseudonymous Bosch, Bad Magic

September 30 @ 6:25 pm - 9:00 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz is beyond excited to welcome the hilarious, quirky Pseudonymous Bosch for a reading and signing of Bad Magic, the first installment in his new mystery series. Perfect for kids in grades 3 to 7. Magic is BAD. As in fake. Cheesy. Unreal. At least, that’s what Clay, who has seen one magic show too many, thinks. When words from his journal appear mysteriously on his school wall as graffiti, he never imagines that magic might be to…

Comedy Night at RED

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Open Mic – Rosie McCann’s

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Open Mic Night in Fireside lounge. Sign-ups 7:00, show begins at 8:00. We have begun a new promotion for Open Mic! Each person that buys a drink receives a ticket to vote for their favorite performer; the person with the most votes at the end of the night will win a prize! Contact rosieopenmicsc@yahoo.com

Santa Cruz Farmers Market

October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Our largest and oldest market is situated in the heart of Downtown Santa Cruz, one block off of Pacific Ave. In addition to a large variety of farm products, this market offers a great selection of local artisan foodstuffs, delicious baked goods, and lots of options for lunch and dinner. The market provides a large shaded cafe seating area, operates a supervised veggie valet program and live music is always present. Shopping at the Wednesday market is a wonderful way…

TCM presents: Gone With the Wind (2 shows)

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Gone With The Wind: 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition Clark Gable, Thomas Mitchell, Evelyn Keyes, Vivien Leigh, Hattie McDaniel, Barbara O’Neill in Gone With The Wind: 70Th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition   2:00 show 7:00 show  

Open Mic – At the Reef

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Drink specials and great food from Pono’s. All ages,

Trivia Night – 99 Bottles

October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
The only quiz that drinking is encouraged!  

Jazz with the Alex Raymond Band

October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week
Every Wednesday night from 8-10pm enjoy the Alex Raymond Band.

Fall Bike to Work Day

October 2 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 am
Ride your bike to work or school and get a free breakfast (plus a great feeling)! DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZ Jamba Juice (Pacific Avenue @ Water Street) (Sponsored by the Santa Cruz Seaside Company) Free Smoothies from Jamba Juice Free Verve Coffee Roasters Free bagels from Noah’s Bagels Delicious treats from Companion Bakeshop Free Bike Maintenance from Spokesman Bicylces Free Massages from Cypress Health Institute NOURISH will be providing yoga resources as well as information on massage and nutrition geared towards…

Genealogy Lecture Series: Making your family history come to life

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Today’s family histories cover all segments from rogue to the honored. The emphasis is no longer a search for connections. Today, genealogists are more attracted to personalities on their pedigree. Who were these people? What can we learn from our research to help us in life? When we take this expanded look at those on your pedigree chart we learn a little more about who we are and why we act as we do. Presented by Jackie Krebs Reimers For…

Pablo Menendez & Mezcla: Direct From Cuba

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Under the direction of guitarist Pablo Menendez, Mezcla has been a part of the sound-track of the Cuban music scene for the past thirty years. With their roots in rumba and Yoruba rhythms, Mezcla will challenge your perception of Latin music, connecting Afro-Cuban rhythms to funk, rock, fusion and swing. A multigenerational ensemble, Mezcla brings together several veteran masters with some the best of young jazz players on the scene today. Mezcla performs regularly at Havana’s premier jazz club La Zorra…

Champagne Toast to Karen Joy Fowler

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Local author Karen Joy Fowler’s novel We Are All Completely Besides Ourselves, has been short-listed for the 2014 Man Booker Prize! Celebrate with a champagne toast to the author at Bookshop Santa Cruz on Thursday, October 2 at 7:30pm. Fowler is one of Bookshop’s most adored writers and we’re so thrilled that her extraordinary novel, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, is receiving such acclaim. This is the first year American novelists have been eligible for this award which recognizes…

Royal Shakespeare Company presents THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Valentine and Proteus are best friends, until they fall in love with the same girl. Having travelled to Milan in search of adventure, they both fall for the Duke’s daughter Silvia. But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart, Julia, at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia. With friendship forgotten, the rivals’ affections quickly get out of hand as the four young lovers find themselves on a wild chase through the…

Trivia Night – Woodstock’s Pizza

October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Come sign up in teams of 3 – 6 people starting at 8pm. Trivia starts at 9 pm and consists of 4 rounds each with 6 questions. Check out our facebook page for current weeks Theme Round and various sponsors and prizes. Don’t forget to use the coupons at the bottom of your answer sheet to be entered into a raffle to spin our prize wheel in-between rounds. Hosted by Josh!!

Free Comedy Night – Blue Lagoon

October 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Come on down to the Blue Lagoon as they host free comedy shows every Thursday night. Each night showcases up to fifteen stand up comics, featuring everything from new talent to touring comics that have been on America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing and Live at Gotham. For more information, go tohttp://www.thebluelagoon.com/

Free First Friday

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Free admission every First Friday and extended hours every Friday. This Friday, get ready for new experiments and stories in our History Gallery. This is part of a two-year process to open up the gallery, add more interactivity, and diversify the voices in the exhibition.  Come check out bilingual labels and new exhibitions about agriculture, the birth of Cabrillo College and UCSC, and the bloom of local, alternative lifestyles unique to Santa Cruz County. Oh, and a big update to our…

First Friday October

October 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This month’s First Friday Art Walk Downtown!  Details and participating locations  HERE.

Jim Holm: Clean Oceans Project

October 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Clean Oceans Project returns to First Friday on October 3rd from 5-8pm at the Annieglass store Santa Cruz! Enjoy an interview with Captain Jim Holm about the progress made since his last First Friday talk in Canada, Hawaii, our very own East Bay and Cabrillo College. Capt. Homer will bring a demonstration version of the plastic to fuel converter that has the potential to “change the tides” on plastic trash, making it valuable, collectible and convertible to fuel. Watch…

First Friday at Kuumbwa Jazz: Carol Bowie “Jazz Legends”

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE   South County visual artist Carol Bowie presents “Jazz Legends” an exhibition of new paintings expressed, inspired and fueled by listening to and immersing herself in the world of jazz. Bowie, a past Gail Rich Awardee and Distinguised Artist of the Year, has been an Open Studios artist for more than two decades. Her work can also be found in private and corporate collections locally, nationally and abroad. DJ Vinnie will add to the revelries by spinning classic vinyl…

“Upstream” new public art dedication

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Join the City of Santa Cruz Arts Commission for a short dedication celebration of “Upstream” by Marilyn MacKenzie during First Friday on October 3, 2014 from 6:00pm-6:30pm at Church and Pacific streets (at the breezeway that leads to MAH.) The event will include performances from multiple local artist, a short presentations from the Coastal Watershed Council and a ‘sneak preview’ of the Ebb and Flow Festival from the Arts Council of Santa Cruz County! Free candy and other fun surprises!

The Aquabats, with Emily’s Army

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:55 pm
Doors open 6pm, show starts 7pm

Foreverland – An Electrifying 14-Piece Tribute to Michael Jackson

October 3 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Since March of 2009, Foreverland has been mesmerizing audiences around the country with their larger-than-life tribute to the one and only Michael Jackson. Featuring four dynamic vocalists, a powerhouse rhythm section, and the hardest working horn section in the biz, Foreverland recreates hits from the Jackson 5 era through the end of Michael’s incredible career in a way that honors the King of Pop’s musical genius and legendary showmanship like no other tribute band has ever done.

Hot Rods at the Beach

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day until October 5, 2014
The Hot Rods at the Beach Car Show, held in October each year, features over 500 classic and hot rod vehicles and raises over $10,000.00 to donate to the Industrial Arts Scholarship Fund. Scholarships are awarded to eligible high school graduates each June. Come enjoy the weekend in San Lorenzo Park!  

Matrilinieart by Song Nelson

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
October 4th & 5th 2014, The 418 Project Presents: Matriliniart Created and Directed by Song Nelson, The 418 Project’s 2014 Choreographer in Residence Co-produced with SureThing Productions   Matriliniart will be a full-length, multi-disciplinary, dance/theater performance reflecting on the inner tumult, absurdity, bliss and creative subversions of the mother artist’s balancing act. At the depth of her quandary, Song comes face-to-face with the artistic brilliance of her great-grandmother, Marie Spaeth (1870-1937). She was a virtuosic painter, and a mother of four…

Santa Cruz Symphony Concert 1: Creation

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Symphony’s 57th season begins with a bang, with the exuberant overture to Leonard Bernstein’s effervescent operetta, Candide. Next, they proudly present the Northern California premiere of Thomas Ades’ astonishingly powerful and innovative composition, In Seven Days (2008), featuring world-renowned pianist, Nicolas Hodges, who was featured in the work’s world premiere and first recording.  Civic performance will feature award-winning visual artist Tal Rosner’s vivid video counterpoint, projected on site. The program concludes with Mozart’s glorious 41st Symphony,  the ‘Jupiter’, his…

Finals: 39th Annual San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Five finalists will appear at this penultimate performance of this year’s event to determine who will walk away with the glory and lion’s share of the prize money.

Royal Shakespeare Company presents THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Valentine and Proteus are best friends, until they fall in love with the same girl. Having travelled to Milan in search of adventure, they both fall for the Duke’s daughter Silvia. But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart, Julia, at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia. With friendship forgotten, the rivals’ affections quickly get out of hand as the four young lovers find themselves on a wild chase through the…

Matrilinieart by Song Nelson

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
October 4th & 5th 2014, The 418 Project Presents: Matriliniart Created and Directed by Song Nelson, The 418 Project’s 2014 Choreographer in Residence Co-produced with SureThing Productions   Matriliniart will be a full-length, multi-disciplinary, dance/theater performance reflecting on the inner tumult, absurdity, bliss and creative subversions of the mother artist’s balancing act. At the depth of her quandary, Song comes face-to-face with the artistic brilliance of her great-grandmother, Marie Spaeth (1870-1937). She was a virtuosic painter, and a mother of four…
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